Who is RDA?


The Research Data Alliance (RDA) was launched as a community-driven organization in 2013 by the European Commission, the United States Government's National Science Foundation and National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Australian Government’s Department of Innovation with the goal of building the social and technical infrastructure to enable open sharing of data.  

With more than to 5,400 members from 123 countries (April 2017), RDA provides a neutral space where its members can come together through focused global Working and Interest Groups to develop and adopt infrastructure that promotes data-sharing and data-driven research, and accelerate the growth of a cohesive data community that integrates contributors across domain, research, national, geographical and generational boundaries.

Some statistics on our members

Watch this space for updated statistics on the RDA Membership issued on a monthly basis.

In addition to the membership, both individual and organisational, details you can also find general information on the Research Data Alliance. You are encouraged to use and integrate these slides if you would like to present details on RDA.




View them on Slideshare at www.slideshare.net/ResearchDataAlliance